Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
443 AM CDT SUN OCT 1 2017

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...THE WICHITA EISENHOWER NATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   09/02/2000
                        09/03/1947
 LOW               31   09/30/1984
HIGHEST            98   09/21                         95  09/20
                        09/04
LOWEST             46   09/06                         48  09/30
                                                          09/29
                                                          09/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.2              82.5     3.7     84.4
AVG. MINIMUM     61.3              59.5     1.8     62.8
MEAN             73.8              71.0     2.8     73.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               7.0     3.0        9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.96   2008
 MINIMUM         0.03   1956
TOTALS           2.34              3.14   -0.80    11.30
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.38
DAYS >= .01         9               7.0     2.0        7
DAYS >= .10         2               4.5    -2.5        7
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.73   09/25 TO 09/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       6                42     -36       14
 SINCE 7/1          6                43     -37       14
COOLING TOTAL     276               222      54      280
 SINCE 1/1       1715              1649      66     1952
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/200    DATE  09/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/210    DATE  09/25

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

September 2017 was overall warmer and drier across the region. The
only meaningful statistics were associated with Salina`s
temperature. The average monthly temperature measured at Salina
Municipal Airport was 75.1 degrees, 4.9 degrees warmer than normal.
It was the 4th warmest September since 1948. Furthermore, 17 days
reached or exceeded 90 degrees in Salina, which is tied for 2nd most
90-degree days since 1948.

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